One of my priorities in the U.S. Senate is protecting the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin from the spread of invasive species like Asian carp.
While not everyone agrees on which method is best, elected officials and federal agencies are working now more than ever to find solutions to the Asian carp invasion.
When a Purdue assistant prof compares the Asian carp invasion to Jurassic Park and says, "Frankly, they scare me," that tells me we either have a major problem on our hands or he's an ichthyophobic nerd.
PORTER | Asian carp are adapting to river conditions in Indiana in alarming ways, and experts believe one solution to the problem may create money and jobs in the state.
Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the federal government's "Asian carp czar" toured a portion of the Wabash River Monday to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the invasive fish species.
John Boyajian could chuck a football through a car wash and have it come out dry.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller sent a letter to the head of the federal government's Asian carp response efforts to understand what steps are being taken to protect Indiana waterways from the invasive species.
PORTAGE | Managing Asian carp was the top agenda item Thursday during a legislative panel discussion about environmental issues facing the state.
The Obama administration says it will step up efforts to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, even though closing Chicago-area shipping locks is off the table.
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